Events in 1963

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A compilation of recordings about events which took place in 1963:

1) The first foetal blood transfusion performed at Auckland Hospital, by Doctor William Liley. Duration: 1'45"

2) World land speed record aspirant, Donald Campbell, is interviewed before attempting Lake Eyre again. Duration: 2'03"

3) President John F. Kennedy speaks about the nuclear test ban treaty. Duration: 0'44"

4) Reverend Martin Luther King talks about the Civil Rights Movement. Duration: 1'38"

5) Theodore Bikel, singer and actor, talks about involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. Duration: 1'53"

6) Description of the NAC DC3 crash in the Kaimai ranges on 3 July 1963. There were no survivors. Duration: 1'55"

7) John Kendall Carpenter, English rugby player and artist, comments on the 1963 All Blacks team. Duration: 1'45"

8) Kiri Te Kanawa is awarded second place in the Mobil Song Quest. Duration: 1'53"

9) Radio commentary at the scene of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Duration: 2'33"

10) Aunt Daisy dies, 14 July 1963. The recording includes her theme song and reminiscences. Duration: 1'46"

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Year 1963

Reference number 27993

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
Liley, Albert William 1929-1983, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Campbell, Donald, 1921-1967, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Speaker/Kaikōrero
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Bikel, Theodore, Speaker/Kaikōrero
KENDALL, John, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Daisy, Aunt, 1879-1963, Speaker/Kaikōrero

Duration 00:17:55

Date 1963

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